The Virginia State University Alumni Association currently offers three types of membership. These include Annual, Associate, and Life and are described in detail below.
Annual Membership - $30.00
Annual membership is designated for those individuals who attended Virginia State, or any of its previous designations.Those who subscribe within this category pay annual national dues of $30.00 to the National Alumni Association directly –at large- or through a local chapter, and receive fullmembership benefits for one year. Membership is FREE for New Graduates following their first year after graduation.
Associate Membership - $30.00
Associate membership is designated for those individuals who did not attend Virginia State, or any of its previous designations, but have an interest in advancing the goals of the University through the Alumni Association. Those who subscribe within this category pay annual national dues of $30.00 to the National Alumni Association directly –at large- or through a local chapter, and receive full membership benefits for one year.
Edward A. Ragland Life Membership - $750.00**
Life Membership is conferred to those individuals who meet the qualifications in one of the above membership designations and have submitted an application and have paid the $750.00 fee for Life Membership. A subscribing life member is an individual making payments towards life membership.
Note: Local chapter dues vary and are in addition to the National membership dues of $30.00
**In 2000, the Association’s Board of Directors renamed its life membership status to the “Edward A. Ragland Life Membership” in honor of the Association’s 26th National Alumni President